Charlie Austin


Winds of change
Winds of change

Arjuna Ranataunga always had strong views on how cricket was run in Sri Lanka. Now that he has become the chairman, it's his chance to "get cricket right", and he has started out with a host of changes

Underdone and overwhelmed
Underdone and overwhelmed

Little went right for Sri Lanka on the tour of Australia, but a tough tour would have prepared them well for the series against England

Birds of a feather
Birds of a feather

At this stage Sri Lanka cherish continuity and would want Trevor Bayliss to take up from where Tom Moody left off

Casting a giant shadow
Casting a giant shadow

Tom Moody brought Sri Lanka's cricketers out of their comfort zone and into a level of professionalism that brought no mean success

The upside of disappointment
The upside of disappointment

With their performance at the World Cup, Sri Lanka distracted a nation from the troubles that have blighted it during the last two years

Sri Lanka searches for answers
Sri Lanka searches for answers

An investigation in to South Africa's withdrawal from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's mental revolution
Sri Lanka's mental revolution

Sri Lanka's recent past reflects a paradigm shift for the better

A voyage of self-discovery
A voyage of self-discovery

Sri Lanka were not only competitive during their tour of England, they finished the dominant team, their confidence at sky-high after what proved to be a voyage of self-discovery

A mountainous challenge
A mountainous challenge

Sri Lanka's tour of England has so far been entirely pleasant. But everyone knows that life is about to get tougher

A sad and undeserved ending
A sad and undeserved ending

Sanath Jayasuriya's Test career been ended on a painful note after dislocating his right thumb during the second Test against Pakistan at Kandy

The marvel that is Murali
The marvel that is Murali

A tribute to Muralitharan on his reaching the 400-wicket milestone in ODIs